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2 inmates who escaped Duplin County jail caught

Posted February 6, 2018 10:54 a.m. EST
Updated February 6, 2018 1:35 p.m. EST

Frankie Maurice Williams, Jr., left, and Adam Bell, right.

— Authorities have found two inmates who escaped from a Duplin County jail on Monday, according to reports.

The Duplin County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Frankie Maurice Williams Jr., 22, and Adam Bell, 24, have been taken into custody. The pair escaped the Duplin County Detention Center around 10:30 p.m.

It was not clear how the inmates were caught. Authorities have not yet publicly said how the inmates escaped.